Currituck County Librarian, Currituck County Library, Barco, NC

SALARY:

$42,000 with good benefits package

QUALIFICATIONS:

Requires MLS from ALA-accredited institution.  Prior public library and supervisory experience strongly preferred.  Must qualify for certification by the North Carolina Public Library Certification Board.

DUTIES:

Performs administrative and supervisory work.  Plans and directs the activities and programs of the Currituck County Library.  The Currituck County Library has branches in Barco, Corolla and Moyock.  Supervises staff, acts as representative of the library and seeks library involvement throughout the community.  Serves as department head, responsible for budgeting, selection of materials and evaluating personnel.  Reports to the Regional Library Director.

AVAILABLE:

Position available March 2015.

APPLY BY:

Position open until filled.  Will begin review of applications  on January 20, 2015.

TO APPLY:

Please submit letter of interest and resume including three references to:
Jonathan Wark, Director
East Albemarle Regional Library System
100 East Colonial Avenue
Elizabeth City, NC  27909

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please call 252-473-2372 or email: jwark@earlibrary.org

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Night Library Manager (part-time: 20 hours per week, academic calendar), Brevard College, J.A. Jones Library, Brevard, NC

NOTE:

This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations of the position. It does not encompass all specific job-related tasks that an employee may be asked to do by his/her supervisor.
This position is a part-time, non-exempt staff position.  In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living environment, Brevard College conducts background investigations on all final candidates being considered for employment.

SALARY:

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
• Preference given to Master’s in Library/Information Science, or equivalent, from an ALA accredited program. Candidates who have completed significant coursework in an MLS program and a have a strong customer service background will also be considered.
• Preference to individual with experience with Sierra or other library circulation systems
• Preference to individual with supervisory experience
• Strong technology and public service skills
• Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication

DUTIES:

The Night Manager will foster a welcoming and information-rich environment at Brevard College’s J.A. Jones Library during evening hours (currently 6 pm to 11 pm).
Essential Functions:
•  Manage functions of the library during evening hours, including implementation of library policies and procedures
•  Supervise work study students
•  Staff public service desk and assist patrons in locating and using information
• Create circulation statistics and reports

APPLY BY:

January 15, 2015

TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to marie.jones@brevard.edu.

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Page/Shelver, Ashe County Public Library/Appalachian Regional System, West Jefferson, NC

SALARY:

18 hours per week at $7.25/hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

Responsible for shelving all library materials and performing related computer functions.

APPLY BY:

January 3, 2015

TO APPLY:

Apply in person at Ashe County Library

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Conservator for Special Collections, Duke University Libraries, Durham, NC

NOTE:

Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university’s intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the William R. Perkins Library and its branches: Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Lilly, Music, and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort.  Duke’s library holdings of 6.1 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.

Duke’s hometown is Durham, North Carolina, a city with vibrant research, medical and arts communities, and numerous shops, restaurants and theaters. Durham is located in the Research Triangle, a growing metropolitan area of more than one million people that provides a wide range of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The Triangle is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains and the coast, offers a moderate climate, and has been ranked among the best places to live and to do business.

Duke offers a comprehensive benefit packages which includes both traditional benefits such as health insurance, leave time and retirement, as well as wide ranging work/life and cultural benefits. Details can be found at:  http://www.hr.duke.edu/benefits/index.php

SALARY:

Salary and rank dependent on qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package includes 20 days vacation, 13 holidays, 12 days sick leave; health, dental, disability and life insurance and support for professional development and training.

QUALIFICATIONS:

It is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity.
Education:
Required: ALA-accredited MLS or Master’s degree in conservation of library and archival materials, or demonstration of a similar level of education and training required for the conservation of rare materials.
Preferred: Demonstrated record of continued education in areas relevant to this position.
Experience:
Required:
• Minimum of three years of demonstrated experience in conservation of special collections and knowledge of current conservation principles, practices, and procedures.
• Exceptional manual skills and a full understanding of current conservation theory, principles, practices and procedures.
• Knowledge of physical and chemical mechanisms of deterioration of library materials.
• Knowledge of conservation ethics and practices relevant to research library materials; commitment to AIC standards of practice and Code of Ethics.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and productively in a changing environment.
• Strong organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills.
Preferred:
• Prior experience working in an academic research library or archives.
• Prior experience supervising conservation technicians and students.
• Expertise in the treatment of photographic materials; works on art on paper, vellum and parchment; or similar cultural heritage materials generally found in academic libraries and university archives.
• Experience evaluating and treating materials to prepare them for digital imaging and/or exhibitions.
• Experience in exhibitions including preparation, installation, materials testing and environmental monitoring.
• Teaching experience.
Working Conditions:
• Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is likely.
• Requires use of various chemicals under controlled conditions.
• Must be able to lift 30 pounds of library materials with or without reasonable accommodation.
• Must be able to push a full book truck with or without reasonable accommodations
• Frequent bending, crouching, stooping.
These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

DUTIES:

Occupational Summary:
The Conservator for Special Collections plans and carries out the physical treatment of special collections material from the Duke University Libraries including those from the Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Duke University Archives, and branch libraries. This position reports to the Head, Conservation Services Department (CSD).
Duties:
Conservation (80%)
• Works with the department head and appropriate conservation and library staff to develop treatment strategies for special collections materials. Coordinates treatments and priorities with the Head of CSD.
• Performs appropriate conservation treatments on library materials held in the Libraries’ rare and special collections in support of various workflows including those for Rubenstein Library User Services and Technical Services, the Digital Production Center, and the Exhibits Program. Scope of work includes treating primarily bound and unbound books, manuscripts and other documents on paper and vellum. Depending on the conservator’s expertise the scope may also include treating photographs, papyri, and other formats and substrates found in the collections. Documents treatments with photographs and written reports following CSD and American Institute for Conservation (AIC) guidelines and best practices.
• Identifies items for which protective enclosures will be the most effective preservation option; constructs appropriate protective enclosures or delegates the construction of enclosures to other staff, students or volunteers.
• Other related duties as assigned.
Departmental Support and Programming Initiatives (10%)
• Participates in planning and setting goals, managing projects and developing workflows in support of CSD priorities.
• Assists in providing disaster recovery services for library materials.
• Other related duties as assigned.
Professional Development (10%)
• Actively participates on appropriate Library committees, task forces or groups to meet the strategic goals of the Department and the Duke University Libraries.
• Displays continuing growth in professional and subject knowledge and takes an active interest in the profession. Growth and interest should be demonstrated through continuing development of professional knowledge and abilities, membership and participation in professional organizations, and service to the library, University, or community in a professional capacity.
Supervisory Responsibilities
• Provides training, supervision and quality control for students, staff and volunteers in coordination with the department head and/or senior conservator.
• May serve as interim supervisor in the absence of the department head and senior conservator.

AVAILABLE:

Immediately

APPLY BY:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter, detailed resume and the names, addresses (mailing and e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references to: Teresa Tillman, Library Human Resources, at library-jobs@duke.edu.  Please include CONSERVATOR in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications which are missing any of the components listed above will not be reviewed.

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King Intern for Digital Collections, Duke University Libraries, Durham, NC

NOTE:

Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university’s intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the William R. Perkins Library and its branches: Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Lilly, Music, and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort.  Duke’s library holdings of 6.1 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.

Duke’s hometown is Durham, North Carolina, a city with vibrant research, medical and arts communities, and numerous shops, restaurants and theaters. Durham is located in the Research Triangle, a growing metropolitan area of more than one million people that provides a wide range of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The Triangle is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains and the coast, offers a moderate climate, and has been ranked among the best places to live and to do business.

SALARY:

$15.50 per hour (minimum).   The position is not eligible for University fringe benefits or moving, housing, or relocation expenses. The internship is a temporary, part-time position available 19.5 hours per week for 12 months, January 2015-December 2015.

QUALIFICATIONS:

It is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity.
Education:
Required: Enrollment in or recent graduate of an accredited graduate archival studies, public history, or information and library science program with a minimum of nine credit hours completed, or enrollment in a related graduate program combined with archival experience or training.
Experience:
Required:  Interest in digitization and digital collections, strong written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, respect for privacy and confidentiality, and strong interest in history.
Preferred: Experience with digital collections; experience using scanning equipment; familiarity with ContentDM and web design.
Working Conditions:
• Must be able to lift 25 pounds and unpack, shelve and shift large quantities of library materials;
• Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
• Frequent bending, crouching, stooping
• Normal office environment
These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

DUTIES:

Occupational Summary:
Under the supervision of the Digital Collections Program Manager and in consultation with the University Archivist, the UA Intern (formerly the King Intern) for Digital Collections will work primarily to digitize, apply metadata, and do quality control of digital collections.
Duties:
• Prepares materials for digitization
• Makes digital captures using scanning equipment in the Digital Production Center
• Evaluates digital captures for quality control
• Coordinates with external vendors to digitize select materials
• Applies metadata at the item and collection level
• Ingests content into tools and platforms used for digital curation
• Collaborates on interface design decisions
• Works with University Archives and Digital Collections staff to promote digital collections through blog posts and social media.
• Performs other duties related to University Archives/Digital Collections projects as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities
• None

AVAILABLE:

The internship is a temporary, part-time position available 19.5 hours per week for 12 months, January 2015-December 2015.

APPLY BY:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

TO APPLY:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references should be submitted at: http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/main.html.  Refer to requisition # 400909087.

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Turkish Serials Assistant, Duke University Libraries, Durham, NC

NOTE:

Since its founding in 1924, Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The Duke University Libraries are the shared center of the university’s intellectual life, connecting people and ideas. The Libraries consist of the William R. Perkins Library and its branches: Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Lilly, Music, and the library at the Duke Marine Laboratory in Beaufort.  Duke’s library holdings of 6.1 million volumes are among the largest of private universities in the United States.

Duke’s hometown is Durham, North Carolina, a city with vibrant research, medical and arts communities, and numerous shops, restaurants and theaters. Durham is located in the Research Triangle, a growing metropolitan area of more than one million people that provides a wide range of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The Triangle is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains and the coast, offers a moderate climate, and has been ranked among the best places to live and to do business.
SALARY:
$14.70 per hour (minimum).   The position is not eligible for University fringe benefits or moving, housing, or relocation expenses. This is a temporary position available 15 hours per week for 30 weeks.

QUALIFICATIONS:

It is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity.
Education:
Required:  Two years of post-secondary education or a combination of relevant work experience and education.
Experience:
Required:  One year of library experience to obtain a specialized knowledge of library systems and procedures; familiarity with MARC Format for Holdings; experience in itemization of serials; knowledge and experience in Aleph library system.  Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; able to work independently and as a member of a team; basic proficiency using computer based technology; ability to effectively organize and prioritize daily work; aptitude for working with materials in foreign languages.
Preferred:  Prior experience working in an academic research library.
Working Conditions:
• Must be able to lift 30 pounds and unpack, shelve and shift large quantities of library materials;
• Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is possible
• Frequent bending, crouching, stooping
• Normal office environment
These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

DUTIES:

Occupational Summary:
Working with an original serials cataloger, completes holdings and itemization of modern Turkish serials.  Creates summary holdings for each record utilizing MARC format for holdings standard.  Sends scans of titles chosen by the serials cataloger to outsourcing vendor.  Upon by the vendor notification that files are ready, retrieves bibliographic records from OCLC and loads then into Aleph.
Duties:
1. Searches OCLC to find copy for each title and sends that information to the serials cataloger.  After the cataloger has enhanced the copy or created an original cataloging record, or approved a record from the outsourced vendor, retrieves correct record in Aleph.  Creates summary holdings for each title according to the MARC format for holdings and ANSI/NISO Z39.71 Holdings Statements. (60%)
2. Utilizes the itemization spreadsheet to itemize each issue and barcodes the serial units for each title. (30%)
3. For titles to be outsourced, sends correct scans to cataloging vendor.  Responds to vendor for further scans of particular issues of a title upon request.  Updates spreadsheet regularly to keep track of project progress. (10%)
Supervisory Responsibilities
• None

AVAILABLE:

This is a temporary position available 15 hours per week for 30 weeks.

APPLY BY:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

TO APPLY:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references should be submitted at: http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/main.html.  Refer to requisition # 400911057

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Processing Assistant III (Library Circulation/Warehouse Clerk), LBPH, Raleigh, NC

SALARY:

Salary Range: $25,381.00 – $37,412.00 Annually
Recruitment Range: $25,381 – $30,199

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Must be able to drive a 2.5 ton truck in city traffic and back vehicle into tight parking spaces and loading docks. Must possess a valid NC driving license and safe driving record. Selected candidate will be required to provide an official DMV certified driving record prior to hire. Some knowledge of and experience in data entry using database management software. Must be able to perform physical work that includes stooping, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing. Must be able to lift items from deep postal hampers; move heavy book carts and postal hampers; climb ladders; and assist in moving heavy furniture and equipment. Must be able to read standard print cards; accurately pull and shelve items quickly from both floor level and overhead shelving; and sort materials in exact 5-digit numerical order. A sorting exercise will be part of the interview process.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills, and abilities gained through at least one year of job related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

DUTIES:

This position works in the Circulation Unit of the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Duties include driving a 2.5 ton truck in city traffic; loading 450 lb. postal hampers on and off truck; sorting, pulling, inspecting and shelving library materials. Performs daily check-in and check-out of library materials as assigned. Also assists in moving furniture, and with incoming supplies and equipment in building as needed. Changes light bulbs in ceiling fixtures in warehouse and office areas as scheduled. Work is in a dusty warehouse environment where the unit processes approximately 3,800 items daily.

APPLY BY:

Fri. 12/19/14 5:00 PM Eastern Time

TO APPLY:

Please use the following link for DCR vacancies http://www.oshr.nc.gov/.
Click “Search Jobs,” then scroll mid-way down the page, and under “Search Criteria” click the box under “Search departments” for DCR.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Department of Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
Phone: 919-807-7373

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